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PADDLE STEAMER – MY SIXTEENTH TRANSPORTATION THEMED BLOG FOR THE APRIL A-Z CHALLENGE

During my days working with the cruise & ferry sector, I was asked to be a keynote speaker at the 1999 Fast Ferry Conference in New Orleans. 167 more words

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ORIANA CRUISE SHIP – MY FIFTEENTH TRANSPORTATION THEMED BLOG FOR THE APRIL A-Z CHALLENGE

To an independently minded traveller like me, the thought of a cruise makes me feel quite queasy. Five thousand fellow passengers travelling at close quarters, set meal times and herded around in tour parties once arriving somewhere good – yuk, no thanks! 190 more words

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Nadda. Nothing. No way.

Sometimes I wonder why I do this “blog thing”, not for the ‘followers’, certainly. Not because I’m a ‘writer’, I’m definitely not. 333 more words

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April A-Z Challenge - N is for Nancy

N is for NANCY MAY JONES, my father’s sister. Nancy  was born 13 years before my father, in August 1913 at the family home, 18 Young Street, Moonee Ponds, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria. 80 more words

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April A-Z Challenge - M is for McPherson

M is for McPHERSON ANNE, born December 1847 in Glenelg, Ross-Shire, Scotland. Ann was my Great Great Grandmother. Anne and my Great Great Grandfather, FARQUHAR MORRISON, married in April 1866 at Church of England, Heathcote, Victoria. 98 more words

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NUCLEAR SUBMARINE – MY FOURTEENTH TRANSPORTATION THEMED BLOG FOR THE APRIL A-Z CHALLENGE

I have never been on a nuclear sub (the foxtrot was non-nuclear), but during one travel experience I certainly imagined that I had.

The occasion was a visit to Balaclava submarine base in the Crimea, then very much part of Ukraine. 90 more words

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MOTOR BIKE/CAR – MY THIRTEENTH TRANSPORTATION THEMED BLOG FOR THE APRIL A-Z CHALLENGE

I had never ridden a motorbike in my life, but as a cyclist I figured that it could not be that difficult.

This was proven to be otherwise when my old school mate Lang & I visited the Greek Island of Aegina in ’94. 180 more words

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